A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The temblor was detected at 10:54:09 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20463415. Event ids that are associated: ak20463415. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.9 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 19:54:09 / November 30, 2018 @ 7:54 pm. Exact location, longitude -149.8803° West, latitude 61.4552° North, depth = 34.9 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-six, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km SSE of Big Lake, Alaska.
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